Chief Financial Officer (5212)

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Chief Financial Officer
Organization:  Vestcor Inc.
Province:  New Brunswick
Location:  Fredericton
 
 
Description:

Chief Financial Officer
Vestcor Inc.
Location: Fredericton, NB, Canada

Vestcor is one of Canada’s leading investment management and pension and employee benefits administration services organizations and the largest investment manager in Atlantic Canada. Renowned for its innovative and cost-effective services, its 140 New Brunswick-based professionals provide services to 99,000 members and more than 130 employer groups.

Due to a planned retirement, Vestcor is seeking an experienced executive to join its Finance and Administration team as its next Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the position has overall responsibility for corporate, investment pooled fund and client financial reporting, Canadian and foreign income tax and HST compliance, investment performance, banking and securities custody, internal controls, information technology and certain corporate services. The CFO is also responsible for working with the Chair of the Audit Committee to set the Committee’s agenda and oversight priorities. The CFO is a primary contact for Vestcor’s clients and is responsible for assisting the Boards of Trustees of pension fund clients with their pension plan governance responsibilities.

The ideal candidate brings experience as a senior finance executive or audit partner working in or dealing with a complex financial services or IFRS compliant organization, preferably where they have gained knowledge of statutory and regulatory matters for pension and investment funds. Armed with a CPA and a strong client service ethos, the preferred candidate will bring experience leading financial accounting, investment and pension fund management, as well as IT. Exposure to income tax principles and tax compliance will be beneficial. A strong leader who champions best practices, effective planning and timely decision-making, the preferred candidate will bring a strong focus on superior client service and collaboration. As a hands-on and humble leader, the successful candidate aspires to work in an organization that has a fundamental commitment to honesty, integrity, collegiality, inclusion and ethics.

Vestcor has partnered with Boyden for this critical recruitment. To explore this opportunity further, please apply directly on the Boyden website: https://www.boyden.ca/canada/opportunities/chief-financial-officer-18807334/ 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however ONLY those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate brings experience as a senior finance executive or audit partner working in or dealing with a complex financial services or IFRS compliant organization, preferably where they have gained knowledge of statutory and regulatory matters for pension and investment funds. Armed with a CPA and a strong client service ethos, the preferred candidate will bring experience leading financial accounting, investment and pension fund management, as well as IT. Exposure to income tax principles and tax compliance will be beneficial. A strong leader who champions best practices, effective planning and timely decision-making, the preferred candidate will bring a strong focus on superior client service and collaboration.